EPIC PHARMACIES GRANT AWARDED TO COP STUDENT

College of Pharmacy and Health Services

LOUISVILLE – Sullivan University College of Pharmacy student Kerry Hettinger has been awarded a grant from EPIC Pharmacies Inc., a national network of more than 1,400 independently owned pharmacies.

Grants were awarded to 16 pharmacy students who plan to practice in an independent pharmacy upon graduation. Hettinger, of Springhurst in east Louisville, is a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville. She is scheduled to graduate from the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy in 2017.

“I’m thrilled that EPIC Pharmacies can once again support future independent pharmacists,” said EPIC Pharmacies Chief Executive Officer Jay Romero, R.Ph. “These students will carry on the traditions of quality care and personal service representative of independent pharmacy that are practiced in each EPIC Pharmacies co-op location.”

At Sullivan University College of Pharmacy we pride ourselves on educating excellent community-based practitioners with a focus on entrepreneurship, said Sullivan University College of Pharmacy Dean Dr. Cindy Stowe. Kerry is an excellent fit for this honor and is well deserving. I am proud of what Kerry has accomplished and look forward to following her career once she graduates.

Formed in 1982 and headquartered in Maryland, EPIC Pharmacies is a true co-op of community pharmacies dedicated to personal, quality service and competitive prices. For more information about EPIC Pharmacies, visit www.epicrx.com.

About Sullivan University

Sullivan University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees, and is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Council for Pharmacy Education. The University offers numerous certificates, diplomas, and degrees in career-orientated programs, ranging from business, pharmacy, human resources, technology, supply-chain management, culinary and baking and pastry arts, hospitality studies, conflict management, nursing, allied health sciences, legal studies, and early childhood education. Sullivan University is a part of the Sullivan University System, which includes Kentucky campuses in Louisville and Lexington, an extension at Fort Knox as well as an online division. For more information, visit www.sullivan.edu.